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pinenoun

uk   /paɪn/ us   /paɪn/
B2 [C or U] also pine tree an evergreen tree (= one that never loses its leaves) that grows in cooler areas of the world: a plantation of pines a pine forest
[U] the wood of pine trees, usually pale in colour: pine furniture Pine is a softwood.

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piny
adjective also piney uk   /ˈpaɪ.ni/ us   /ˈpaɪ.ni/

pineverb [I]

uk   /paɪn/ us   /paɪn/
(Definition of pine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pinenoun [C/U]

us   /pɑɪn/
an evergreen tree that has thin leaves like needles and that grows in cool northern regions, or the wood of these trees

pineverb [I always + adv/prep]

us   /pɑɪn/
to strongly desire esp. something that is difficult or impossible to obtain: Bradley pined for his wife, who was far away.
(Definition of pine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pine”
in Korean 소나무…
in Arabic شَجرة الصَنَوْبَر…
in Malaysian pokok pain, kayu pain…
in French pin, (de) pin…
in Russian сосна, сосновая древесина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 松樹, 松木…
in Italian pino…
in Turkish çam ağacı, çam kerestesi…
in Polish sosna…
in Spanish pino…
in Vietnamese cây thông, gỗ thông…
in Portuguese pinheiro…
in Thai ต้นสน, ไม้สน…
in German die Kiefer, das Kiefernholz, Kiefern-……
in Catalan pi…
in Japanese 松…
in Chinese (Simplified) 松树, 松木…
in Indonesian tusam, pohon cemara, kayu tusam…
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